Although it's not universal by any means, chances are you pictured a straight, white, older man when you imagined this hypothetical scientist. For centuries, this was the overwhelming default. View this topic.
On November 5, the eve of midterm elections, the Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a motion to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), bypassing three federal courts'California, District of Columbia, View this topic.
The Trump administration in September launched a comprehensive review of all research involving human fetal tissue, which has helped researchers make headway in studies of macular degeneration and infectious diseases like HIV and the Zika virus. View this topic.
For nearly 10 years, the Little Shop of Physics, based out of Colorado State University, has partnered with Oglala Lakota College to host science education workshops and teacher trainings. View this topic.
Tis the season'not for the various holidays people celebrate. It is the season for snow forecasts. I live in Georgia, and this weekend the "ominous" word snow was in the forecast. View this topic.
This may worth something:Sara Morawetz Just Walked 1,300 Miles For Art It was, in fact, a very long walk'2108.7 km, or 1,310 miles, from Dunkerque in northern France to Barcelona'but also a truly tremendous piece of endurance-based performance art. View this topic.
From left, John Lopez, 3, and his brother, Jason, 9, learns how experiments work with Southern Connecticut State University sophomore Amy Orenstein at Family Science Night at Hill Central School in New Haven on Dec. 5, 2018. View this topic.
knows what it's like to be the ' , especially when that room is a science lab. In college, she was the only female in her engineering class. Before that, she'd been the only girl in her math class and her chemistry class. View this topic.
The foot of Mount Sodom, near the plain where the Biblical city of the same name may have been destroyed.Getty Yes, as in Sodom and Gomorrah from the Bible, View this topic.
The bold design of the Salk Institute for Biomedical Studies in La Jolla, California, is intended to attract star scientists. View this topic.
This year taught us more about distant planets and our own world, about the ways we're influencing our environment and the ways we're changing ourselves. A whole lot of stuff happened, and last January seems like it was, well, a year ago. View this topic.
Black holes are parts of spacetime displaying such powerful gravitational pull that nothing ' even light ' can escape. Black holes were thought to take on the shape of a donut. View this topic.
Jessica Antenico, who is working on a master's in kinesiology at California State University in San Marcos, is participating in a wetsuit experiment there that studies heat loss. View this topic.
Earth energy budget diagram, with incoming and outgoing radiation (Values are shown in W/m2). Satellite instruments (CERES) measure the reflected solar, and emitted infrared radiation fluxes. The energy balance determines Earth's climate. View this topic.
It's that time of the year again: Science's reporters and editors are homing in on the Breakthrough of the Year, our choice of the most significant scientific discovery, development, or trend in 2018. View this topic.
What to do? If you feel that you are being singled out for unfair treatment by your boss or colleague, you have several options, and one of them is to talk to others. View this topic.